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NORTH ST. LOUIS ( - A 12-year-old child was burned by a bullet when shots were fired into a north St. Louis house Friday morning, police say.

Police said shots were fired into a home in the 1600 block of Arlington just after 4:00 a.m.

The 12-year-old and three adults were sleeping inside their home when they said they were awakened by gun shots. Police said the 12-year-old was burned by a bullet that went through a wall and fell on her.

Authorities said she refused medical treatment. Nobody else was injured.

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